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asked in category: General Last Updated: 11th February, 2020

How long does it take for butternut squash to grow after flowering?

Most summer squashes begin blooming within 35 to 45 days of germination. Winter squashes, which include butternut, acorn and spaghetti squash, may take up to 55 days before they set their first blossoms.

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Similarly, how long does it take for butternut squash to grow?

about 110-120 days

Beside above, how long does it take for winter squash to grow? Winter squash can grow from a size large enough to be one serving on up to serving a table full of people. Furthermore, they take a long time to be ripe for harvest. If you want to know when to plant winter squash, remember that it takes 80 to 110 days to fully ripen.

Likewise, people ask, how many butternut squash do you get from one plant?

Harvest and Storage On average, each squash will weight around 1 pound and each plant should produce 3 or 4 of them in a season. As a winter squash, you don't generally pick butternut until it has fully matured. Summer squash like zucchini are different as they can be picked and eaten while young.

Why is my butternut squash not fruiting?

A squash plant that gets too much fertilizer can appear healthy and flourishing, but if it's not turning blossoms into fruit, it may be getting too much fertilizer. Consider cutting back a bit on fertilizer to see if the plant begins to form fruit.

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